The Royal Borough of Kingston has recently adopted a Corporate Plan that places the well being of our communities at the heart of the delivery of new affordable housing, commercial and employment floorspace. The Plan recognises that growth cannot just be about homes and physical infrastructure and needs to include a focus on education, skills and jobs so that residents can benefit from a growing economy. The Regeneration & Economy team has been established to deliver on these on these Corporate Plan priorities and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic programme leads with initiative and delivery experience to join our growing Regeneration team to deliver our exciting and diverse opportunities.
Working to the Corporate Head of Service, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to develop and deepen the Council’s economic partnerships and deliver innovative paths for service delivery with an emphasis on enabling. Key also will be the ability to deliver the projects and programmes set out in the borough’s Economic Growth & Development Strategy 2018-25, with a strategic focus on the delivery of affordable employment space, capitalising on business successes and the application of SMART CITY principles to promote employment growth.
The Council is focused on delivering the best possible outcomes for our communities. To do this the Council needs people who thrive in a networked organisation are highly motivated, creative, and able to prioritise a varied and challenging work programme. For the right individuals we offer competitive salary, agile working and the opportunity to work with like-minded people based in one of the most attractive places to live in the country.
Benefits we offer
Kingston Council has good access to central London and our offices are a short walk from the station based in the middle of the historic and vibrant high street next to the open spaces of the river Thames, offering a wide range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities; all making for a desirable place to live and work.
The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of staff benefits, some of which include:
- 29 days annual leave - In addition you will receive 8 statutory bank holidays
- Local government pension scheme
- Interest free season loan ticket
- Cycle to work and Zip Car Scheme
- Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres
- Comprehensive Learning and Development programme
- A forward thinking and networked organisation where employee’s views are valued.
- Modern and flexible working environment allowing employees to benefit from agile working practices.
If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Kevin Munelly - Corporate Head of Economic Development, Housing and Investment on 07892 765028 for an informal discussion or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We've also set up a recruitment website which includes further details about our regeneration team, projects and what it's like to work for us. Click the apply online button below.
Closing date: 28/04/2019
Interview date: 08/05/2019